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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “How is your job search going?” The lines were divided between those underemployed, unemployed and looking, and those who had stopped…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments from veterans and military families on their experiences with employment opportunities. The question was drawn from the Bureau of Labor Statistics July 2016…

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    July Jobs Numbers

    Josh Boak talked about the Labor Department’s July jobs report, which showed a strong hiring rate for two consecutive months.

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    Unemployment Benefits

    The Center for American Progress, the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the National Employment Law Project hosted a forum on unemployment insurance and its impact on the…

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    American Employment

    Professor Edward Glaeser talked about employment in the U.S. He argued that employment numbers were declining due to a combination of labor market trends and what he called “poisonous” government policies.…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama discussed his June 1, 2016, return to Elkhart, Indiana, the first town he visited as president and one that was among the hardest-hit by the 2008…

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    Chinese Economy and Trade

    Professors Autor and Hanson talked about the impact of Chinese economic growth on U.S. trade and labor markets. Topics included the effects of past free-trade agreements as well as the recently signed…

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    Jobs and the Economy

    Neil Irwin talked about the April 2016 jobs numbers released the previous day by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and what that indicated about the overall health of the economy. A video clip…

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    Minimum Wage Increases and the Economy

    David Cooper and James Sherk talked about how increases in the minimum wage at state and local levels would affect local economies and businesses and the effect on workers' standards of…

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    March Jobs Report

    Kate Davidson talked about the Bureau of Labor Statistics' March 2016 jobs report, which showed unemployment unchanged at 5 percent with employers adding 215,000 jobs.

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    Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton in Detroit, Michigan

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, talked about some of her proposals to create more jobs and grow the economy at Detroit…

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    February 2016 Jobs Report

    Shobhana Chandra talked about the February 2016 jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics the previous day, as well as the overall health of the U.S. economy.

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    President Obama Statement on February Jobs Report

    President Obama spoke to reporters after a meeting with his economic advisers. He talked about the February 2016 jobs report released that day by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which…

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    Shadow Work

    Craig Lambert talked about his book, Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day, about the work the public does for free that was once done by paid, entry-level workers, including pumping gas,…

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    President Obama on Jobs and the Economy

    Before the daily White House briefing, President Obama talked about the economy following the release of the January 2016 jobs report, report, which showed the unemployment rate below five…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters questions on a variety of topics after President Obama had spoken about the newly released employment figures at the top of the briefing.

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    Labor Participation Rate and Unemployment Numbers

    Robert Doar talked about his recent piece in the Wall Street Journal, in which he argues that although the unemployment rate is down, the U.S. labor-force participation rate, at 62.6…

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    December 2015 Jobs Report

    Victoria Stilwell reported by telephone about the December 2015 jobs numbers released the previous day and what they suggest about the strength of the U.S. economy.

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    Veteran Employment Opportunities, Part 3

    Panelists spoke at a national summit on creating employment opportunities for veterans and military families. The event also served as the launch of the Veteran Employment Transition (VET) Roadmap, a…

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    Veteran Employment Opportunities, Part 2

    Former first lady Laura Bush was among the speakers at a national summit on creating employment opportunities for veterans and military families. The event also served as the launch of the Veteran Employment Transition…

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